Park Mead Primary

Year 4


Mr Edwards


Mrs Paxman


Mrs Tunnell


 Mrs Cowley 


 Mrs Richardson

Mrs Bickmore




Spring Term:  Welcome Back!

We hope you had a relaxing break and are feeling refreshed ready for the new year.  

On this page you will find all our current topics along with useful information.

We actively encourage parents to come and hear readers!

A reminder of drop-off and collection times: 

Drop-off: 8.40am

Collection: 3.20pm


Daily Equipment:   

  • Please ensure your child brings their home school diary and reading book in each day. 
  • They are also welcome to bring in a small pencil case with a pencil, ruler, rubber, sharpener, black handwriting pen and purple pen. 
  • Children are also invited to bring their own pencil crayons/pens, however these are their responsibility to look after!   
  • As we are an all weather school, it is advisable for children to bring a coat with them each day as they will be outside at playtimes unless dangerous.  


PE days    

All children will need to attend school in their PE kits on Tuesday and Thursday


    In Y4 the children will be having swimming lessons.  This term it is 4CR's turn. It will be on Tuesdays for the following dates:

                                       4CR:  10th January - 18th April

On these days, children are to come dressed in their PE kits with their swimming things in a separate bag (goggles are optional but recommended).  Please ensure that children have long hair tied back ready for the lesson.  


Reading: Your child should read daily and record in their home school diary.  We actively encourage parents to come and hear readers!

Spelling: Your child should try to play at least 5 games on Spelling Shed (Spellings will be updated each Monday)


Maths : 

   Log on to TTRockstars for 15mins at least three times weekly. Use the 'Jamming' section to practise specific tables without the timer; 'Studio' to increase your speed and Rock status; and 'Soundcheck' to prepare for next summer's times tables test.


MyMaths:  Activities to be completed each week, although maths homework may occasionally be given on paper instead.




 Autumn Termly Curriculum Focus - Multiplication and division

                                                           - Length and perimeter

                                                           - Fractions

                                                           - Decimals



Talk 4 Writing focus 

Fiction - Suspense fiction based on 'Journey to Jo'Burg' by Beverley Naidoo

Focus: Dialogue


Non-Fiction - Biography of Nelson Mandela


Class Novel: The Land of Roar by Jenny McLachan   

Guided Reading : The Boy Who Biked the World by Alastair Humphreys   


Science - Changing States

History -  Africa

Art - Silhouettes, African Masks and Water Colours

DT - Textiles and adapting a recipe

Computing - Online Questionnaire and Dynmaci Video

PSHCE - Keeping Safe

PE -  Dance, Tag Ruby and Dodgeball

RE - Christianity



Below are links to useful websites to support your child's learning further.

Don't forget there are lots more web links on the Parent Hub page.

 Reading: Oxford Owl     This is free to sign up and gives you access to many of the same reading books your child would read on the reading  scheme at school.

  Maths:  nrich      This site provides lots of challenge activities such as problem solving for children to really think about.

Science: This site regularly updates to provide home learning resources to support curriculum science topics. 



    All subjects: There are lots of videos and activities covering many curriculum subjects and all ages.




Library :

                    To access Reading Cloud, click here.       


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Park Mead Primary School, Park Drive, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 7HB

01483 274315